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Sherwood, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Sherwood, a suburb of Nottingham in the ecclesiastical parish of Carrington, 2 miles N of Nottingham. It has a post and money order office under Nottingham; telegraph office, Carrington. There are General Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan chapels, twelve almshouses built in 1889, and memorial homes, erected in 1882, for twelve inmates.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Sherwood are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Nottinghamshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.

CountyCity of Nottingham
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG5
Post TownNottingham